Change is an important part of life.
My 20th high school reunion just passed a few months ago and that milestone got me thinking about all of those messages high-schoolers write to each other in yearbooks: “Keep in touch!”, “Call me over the summer!” and the probably the most infamous jotting- “Never change!” Continue reading
Disclaimer: I’m not a physical fitness expert, so please consult your doctor prior to starting any form of physical exercise or change to your diet and/or lifestyle.
Stretching is NOT something I’m good at.
Let me rephrase- I know how to stretch, but I don’t always dedicate the time and effort to stretch!
Why? Who knows. Sometimes I forget, sometimes I feel like it’s too time consuming. Sometimes I feel like it HURTS and so I avoid it (hello foam rolling and deep tissue massage!). But I NEED to make a better effort to work on flexibility and healing every day. Continue reading
2191 days since we met, and every day is better than the last…
Happy first date anniversary, husband! This life together is just everything. Continue reading
I can’t recall the first time I had ribs.
But I remember NOT liking them.
I’m not much of a “eating meat off the bone” kind of lady, so gnawing on chicken wings, T-bone steaks, and ribs just isn’t my thing.
But then, I decided to play around with making a version at home and that’s when these delicious, tender, fall-off-the-bone ribs came into my life.
And I was forever changed. Continue reading
Hi friends! June has been a super busy and eventful month so far, and we’re only halfway through!
First things first… wedding pictures have arrived and I am completely in L-O-V-E all over again! Continue reading
Out of all the searches that drive readers to my blog, the top search phrase has always been “healthy cooking for beginners” (click here for my healthy cooking 101 post!).
I get a LOT of questions about how to meal plan, how to shop and how to cook. I’ve had people tell me that their eating habits are horrible because they “can’t cook”, and resort to pre-packaged foods, fast food and dining out. I’ve heard this on the blog, social media and even in person.
Well, I’m here to tell you that healthy cooking is EASY. No seriously, I promise! It all comes down to confidence, planning, effort, and resilience! Continue reading
Happy Memorial Day!
I hope you are having a restful long weekend celebrating with family and friends, and remembering those who lost their lives for the freedom to do so. <3
Whether you are looking for something to whip up this afternoon to go alongside your grilled burgers or steaks, or if you would like to bookmark this recipe for the future, these sweet potato fries are going to be a HIT whenever you make them!
They are spicy and flavorful and are a perfect, PERFECT match to my cool chimichurri aioli dipping sauce.
Not a fan of spice? Feel free to half the amount of chipotle or cayenne pepper in the coating. They will still be delicious! Continue reading
I’ve never been a fan of oatmeal.
Unlike my brother, who, growing up consumed (and enjoyed) bowl after bowl of oatmeal and cream of wheat hot cereal.
When I was around the age of 13 or 14, I discovered this: Continue reading